Guest "Best Films" List: William Harris

Thanks to William Harris, of Michigan, for sharing the following lists, which now include both film and music:

Top 10 Films

(dated March 23, 2006)

This latest Top 10 Films list differs somewhat from the Top 10 on William's 2003 list, included below.

10) Choose Me (Rudolph, 1984)

9) 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957)

8) Network (Lumet, 1976)

7) Persona (Bergman, 1966)

6) The Trial (Welles, 1963)

5) His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940)

4) It's A Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946)

3) Celine and Julie Go Boating (Rivette, 1974)

2) Summer [aka Le Rayon Vert] (Rohmer, 1986)

1) Through A Glass Darkly (Bergman, 1962)

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Top 100 Films

(dated December 30, 2003)

100) Judgment at Nuremberg (Kramer, 1961)
99) Muriel (Resnais, 1963)
98) Il Grido (Antonioni, 1957)
97) Trois Couleurs: Rouge  (Kieslowski, 1994)
96) A Good Marriage (Rohmer, 1982)
95) Small Change (Truffaut, 1976)
94) The Bicycle Thief (De Sica, 1948)
93) April Fool's Day (Walton, 1986)
92) The Shout (Skolimowski, 1971)
91) Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)
90) Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, 1994)
89) Someone to Love (Jaglom, 1987)
88) Love Matters (Lottimer, 1993)
87) The Wannsee Conference (Schirk, 1984)
86) Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958)
85) The Grapes of Wrath (Ford, 1940)
84) Stage Door (LaCava, 1937)
83) Isabel (Almond, 1968)
82) The Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957)
81) The Odd Couple (Saks, 1968)
80) The Hustler (Rossen, 1961)
79) Ninotchka (Lubitsch, 1939)
78) Being There (Ashby, 1979)
77) Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (Fassbinder, 1976)
76) My Name is Ivan (Tarkovsky, 1962)
75) Autumn Tale (Rohmer, 1998)
74) Harold & Maude (Ashby, 1971)
73) Phantom of the Opera (Julian, 1925)
72) Pierrot le Fou (Godard, 1965)
71) Two for the Road (Donen, 1967)
70) Alphaville (Godard, 1965)
69) Cool Hand Luke (Rosenberg, 1967)
68) The Conversation (Coppola, 1974)
67) Martin (Romero, 1978)
66) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Forman, 1975)
65) Last Tango in Paris (Bertolucci, 1973)
64) The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Bunuel, 1972)
63) Bridge on the River Kwai (Lean, 1957)
62) The Maltese Falcon (Huston, 1941)
61) The Godfather II (Coppola, 1974)
60) 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)
59) The Silence (Bergman, 1963)
58) Can She Bake A Cherry Pie? (Jaglom, 1983)
57) Act of the Heart (Almond, 1970)
56) The Hill (Lumet, 1965)
55) The Magnificent Ambersons (Welles, 1942)
54) Sweet Smell of Success (Mackendrick, 1957)
53) Viridiana (Bunuel, 1961)
52) Network (Lumet, 1976)
51) Lawrence of Arabia (Lean, 1962)
50) A Streetcar Named Desire (Kazan, 1951)
49) La Dolce Vita (Fellini, 1960)
48) The Passion of Anna (Bergman, 1969)
47) Nashville (Altman, 1975)
46) Crimes of Passion (Russell, 1984)
45) To Have and Have Not (Hawks, 1945)
44) Some Like It Hot (Wilder, 1959)
43) The Third Man (Reed, 1949)
42) Blowup (Antonioni, 1966)
41) Dr. Strangelove (Kubrick, 1964)
40) My Night At Maude's (Rohmer, 1969)
39) 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957)
38) Masculine-Feminine (Godard, 1966)
37) Carnal Knowledge (Nichols, 1971)
36) Claire's Knee (Rohmer, 1971)
35) Hour of the Wolf (Bergman, 1968)
34) The Mirror (Tarkovsky, 1975)
33) L'Avventura (Antonioni, 1960)
32) Wetherby (Hare, 1985)
31) Eating (Jaglom, 1990)
30) Chloe in the Afternoon (Rohmer, 1972)
29) Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942)
28) Les Carabiniers (Godard, 1963)
27) The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Fassbinder, 1972)
26) Sleepaway Camp (Hiltzik, 1983)
25) Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957)
24) Kind Hearts & Coronets (Hamer, 1949)
23) La Belle Noiseuse (Rivette, 1991)
22) A Clockwork Orange (Kubrick, 1971)
21) Winter Light (Bergman, 1962)
20) Women in Love (Russell, 1969)
19) Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
18) Cries and Whispers (Bergman, 1972)
17) The Big Sleep (Hawks, 1946)
16) The Exterminating Angel (Bunuel, 1962)
15) Choose Me (Rudolph, 1984)
14) The Aviator's Wife (Rohmer, 1981)
13) The Devils (Russell, 1971)
12) The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (Ruiz, 1978)
11) Smiles of a Summer Night (Bergman, 1955)
10) La Notte (Antonioni, 1961)
9) Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (Fassbinder, 1970)
8) His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940)
7) It's A Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946)
6) The Trial (Welles, 1963)
5) Persona (Bergman, 1966)
4) Up/ Down/ Fragile (Rivette, 1995)
3) Summer [aka Le Rayon Vert] (Rohmer, 1986)
2) Through A Glass Darkly (Bergman, 1962)
1) Celine and Julie Go Boating (Rivette, 1974)

The Top 10 Films on this 2003 list differ somewhat from those on William's 2006 list, included above.

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Top 10 Musical Works

(dated March 23, 2006)

10) Franz SchubertString Quintet in C, D. 956 (Mstislav Rostropovich, Emerson String Quartet)

9) Lambert, Hendricks & RossThe Hottest New Group In Jazz (Collection)

8) The Velvet UndergroundPeel Slowly and See (Box Set)

7) Miles Davis and Gil EvansMiles Davis and Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings (Box Set)

6) Johannes BrahmsComplete String Quartets, Quintets & Sextets (Amadeus Quartet, Karl Leister, Christoph Eschenbach, Cecil Aronowitz) (Box Set)

5) The BandA Musical History (Box Set)

4) Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter & Tony WilliamsThe Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings (Box Set)

3) Franz SchubertTrout Quintet / Death & the Maiden (Norbert Brainin, Amadeus Quartet)

2) Bela BartokConcerto for Orchestra / Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta (Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

1) Johannes BrahmsPiano Trios & Quartets 1, 2 & 3 (Leonard Rose, Emanuel Ax, Eugene Istomin, Jaime Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma, Isaac Stern)

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